Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia Goes All Beverly Hills On Us

Tre…duo…Uno…”GO!” The countdown, led by Italian Consul General Perrone kicked off the 2013 Beverly Hills Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia. This year’s race had more than 1,000 cyclists (!) riding one of two grueling courses along the beautiful Pacific Coast Highway and into the challenging yet scenic mountains above Malibu. The experience at the race this year was pleasant and very … [Read more...]

Grand Fondo Giro d’Italia Beverly Hills Even More Challenging

Beverly Hills - A mass start on Rodeo Drive, a podium with the original Giro d’Italia trophy and Lamborghinis leading the way for hundreds of avid cyclists: this is Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia Beverly Hills, the upcoming, exciting luxury edition of the series. The inaugural event, taking place on Sunday, November 3 - will present stunning two courses (48 and 90 miles), passing through beauty … [Read more...]

Gran Fondo Events, Dates, and Info

Gran Fondo's in North America are hot, growing quickly, and getting harder and steeper every year. And 2013 is no different. Below is a list of the major Gran Fondo's for 2013. Gran Fondo National Championship Series March 17: Dade City, Fla. April 14: Clayton, Ga. June 9: Newfoundland, N.J. June 23: Golden, Colo. August 4: Boone, N.C. September 22: Frederick, Md. GFNCS website Gran … [Read more...]

Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia Announced It’s Miami Event At Interbike

Las Vegas – Giro d’Italia chose Interbike, the premier cycling trade event in North America, as stage to announce the upcoming, tropical edition of the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia in Miami. A thrilling short movie about the history of the “toughest race in the world’s most beautiful place” set the mood for the press conference. Pat Hus, Managing Director of Interbike, in his welcoming … [Read more...]

Think Pink: Giro d’Italia Announces Its First Gran Fondos In The USA

Los Angeles/Pasadena on the West Coast and Miami/Coral Gables on the East Coast to host beloved Gran Fondo events with the most authentic Italian flair. June 2012 - The 2012 Giro d’Italia might be complete, but American cyclists will still hear a lot about it in the upcoming months! RCS Sport, organizer of the Giro, is launching two Gran Fondos under its signature trademark. Avid … [Read more...]

Gran Fondo USA’s 2012 Grand Finale In Miami

Sandy Beaches and Tropical Charm to Conclude a Wonderful Gran Fondo USA Season Miami, FL – The Gran Fondo USA craze goes on, with Florida as its final 2011 destination. Get ready to ride in the first edition of Gran Fondo Colnago Miami, taking place Sunday, November 20, 2011 in Miami. Saboroso! Starting at Coral Gables at 7:00 am, cyclists can choose to tackle one of three courses, riding … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Gran Fondo Reporter Dr. Al at the 2011 Beverly Hills Gran Fondo

An Italian cycling tradition is exported to the land of…… Gucci and Prada? And along the way it will find ……pizza, pasta, espresso and vino? Ok, so lots of Italian traditions have taken root here in America, especially in Beverly Hills. But on this sparkling Southern California morning, with Italian operas serenading the 1300 riders lining up to start the first annual Gran Fondo Los … [Read more...]

Nature Valley Bicycle Festival Introduces Gran Fondo and Spectator Rides at Menomonie Stage on June 18

Proceeds from New Cycling Enthusiast Rides to Benefit Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota Pain and Palliative Care Program Minneapolis-Saint Paul — Spectators who come to watch the Nature Valley Grand Prix in Menomonie, Wis., on Saturday, June 18, can register to ride the same routes the pros ride, while supporting a great charitable cause. For the first time, the Nature Valley … [Read more...]

Echelon Gran Fondo Gets Horner

PROFESSIONAL CYCLIST CHRIS HORNER TO SERVE AS AMBASSADOR FOR ECHELON GRAN FONDO PORTLAND/COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE Bend, OR resident, and Team RadioShack® Rider will return to his home state to promote and participate in the state’s inaugural Echelon event (San Francisco, CA – March 2nd, 2010) – PlanetZ/Echelon is proud to announce a partnership with professional cyclist Chris Horner for … [Read more...]